References. 33.43221: 151.27818: ... Just off the path, near the start of the track. David B., Chant D., 1995: Rock art and regionalisation in north Queensland prehistory, Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, Brisbane 1 August 1995 Volume 37 Part 2 Hamlyn-Harris, Ronald; Queensland Museum McDonald J., 1993: The Depiction of Species in Macropod Track Engravings at an Aboriginal Art Site in Western New South Wales, Records of the Australian Museum , (1993) … Australian Aboriginal rock art may be the oldest Stone Age art on the planet. Ubirr, Nourlangie Rock and Injalak Hill There is a lot to learn about Australian indigenous rock art (both painting and engraving) than can be learned here from ancient times. Discover the Best Indigenous Rock-Art Sites in Brisbane Waters National Park on the Great North Walk. The sacred area has ample fishing spots and crystal-clear, croc-free pools, as well as some of the most colourful and prolific rock art in the world – some of which even depicts the first contact between Aboriginal and European peoples, with sailing ships and rifles clearly recognisable. In a small clearing is a flat rock with several enormous engravings. Rock Art Walks – Explore some of the Quinkan Aboriginal Rock Art at the Split Rock art site or the Quinkan rock art at Jowalbinna in Queensland’s premier rock art site Rock art is often much more than meets the eye – it is often at powerful sacred sites and shows how to work with the energies of these site. This possibility is supported by the studies of Professor Stephen Oppenheimer, whose research combines genetic analysis with climatology, archeology, fossil analysis and modern dating methods, in order to juxtapose early migration with early rock art. List of well-known Aboriginal Rock Engraving Sites ... in Brisbane Waters National Park, is a delightful spot with some modest rock engravings. 2. Australian artists drew their rock designs to describe stories, to connect people and customs with the land and to direct and describe journeys.